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ISF Deal Series - Chicago

September 12, 2024 | 8:30am - 6:00pm CT
Hilton Chicago | Chicago, IL

Conducted in a convenient one-day format to maximize efficiency, the ISF Deal Series is open by invitation-only to vetted capital providers and independent sponsors and the Chicago event will take place on September 12, 2024, at the Hilton Chicago.

Launched in partnership with the Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA), the ISF Deal Series is: 

  • Designed exclusively by and for independent sponsors and capital providers with a defined independent sponsor strategy.
  • Invitation only to pre-screened capital providers and independent sponsors, ensuring your time will be well spent and yield the highest return.  
  • Focused on attendee-selected 1:1 meetings using our proprietary scheduling platform featuring robust attendee profiles. 
  • Designed to offer ample time for networking, peer discussions and key insights on current market trends.
  • Limited in vendor involvement solely to ISF sponsors.
  • Offered on a consistent basis, better matching the natural cadence of deal flow.
Request an Invitation

To request an invitation, please complete the appropriate questionnaire below:

Capital Providers >

Independent Sponsors >

Please note: This event is open solely to capital providers and independent sponsors.

Who Attends?

Meet the Chicago Steering Committee

Max DeZara, Akoya Capital

Griffin Gordon, Taurus Capital Partners

Mark Hollis, Centerfield Capital Partners

Grant Kornman, Align Collaborate

Michael Kornman, Align Collaborate

Tom Parro, MERK Capital

Joe Rodgers, Source Capital

Scott Seelbach, Clarity Growth Partners

Mike Skaff, Seneca Partners

Tyson Smith, Tecum Capital Partners

See the ISF National Steering Committee members >


Thank you to our Chicago Sponsors







winston & Strawn



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Chicago, IL 60605

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